Heal Your Headache: The 1-2-3 Program for Taking Charge of Your Pain

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Workman Publishing, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 246 pages
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Based on the breakthrough understanding that virtually all headaches are forms of migraine--because migraine is not a specific type of headache, but the built-in mechanism that causes headaches of all kinds, along with neck stiffness, sinus congestion, dizziness, and other problems--Dr. Buchholz's Heal Your Headache puts headache sufferers back in control of their lives with a simple, transforming program:

Step 1: Avoid the "Quick Fix." Too often painkillers only make matters worse because of the crippling complication known as rebound.

Step 2: Reduce Your Triggers. The crux of the program: a migraine diet that eliminates the foods that push headache sufferers over the top.

Step 3: Raise Your Threshold. When diet and other lifestyle changes aren't enough, preventive medication can help stay the course.

That's it: in three steps turn your headache problems around.

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User Review  - GeoffSC - LibraryThing

This book has helped me get control of my migrane headaches. I was in a medication overuse cycle, it helped me break the cycle, explore triggers more thoroughly, and get my life back. It may not work ... Read full review

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User Review  - nicole_a_davis - LibraryThing

I've read a lot of self-help books for migraine sufferers and this is the only one to have helped me. Like all those other self-help books this one is annoying in how the author pats himself on the ... Read full review


II The 123 Program
III Migraine Myths and Misdiagnoses
IV Beyond Migraine
A Dialogue
Menus Recipes for Relief and Dietary Tips

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After graduating first in his class from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. David Buchholz served as Chief Resident in Neurology at Johns Hopkins. He joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where for 14 years he was the Director of the Neurological Consultation Clinic. He also served as Director of the Division of General Neurology at Hopkins. He has published more than 150 scientific papers and articles and given over 450 invited lectures.

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